Universidad ORT Uruguay

Universidad ORT Uruguay is the country's largest private university with more than 1,000 teachers and researchers for 11,000 students in five faculties and institutes. It was recognized as a university by the Ministry of Education and Culture on September 17, 1996. Its educational philosophy combines two core values: academic excellence and equal opportunities. The personal development of Universidad ORT Uruguay’s students and its graduates' professional successes are the primary measure of the quality of its educational mission.

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Name of School Universidad ORT Uruguay
Location Montevideo, Uruguay
Age range Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Students 10 000+
Teachers 1400

As a renowned higher education institution, Universidad ORT Uruguay is central in building collaborative partnerships within the ORT network. Amongst several academic partnerships Universidad ORT Uruguay partners with ORT Braude in Karmiel, Israel.

The Mission

The mission of the Universidad ORT Uruguay is to provide excellence in higher education in disciplines relevant to the country's development, training professionals prepared for the challenges of national and international realities. Its commitment is to provide an education that combines knowledge, skills and values ​​that enable students to develop their potential, achieve their personal and professional goals, and provide leadership and service to society.

Innovation and Quality

The University launched the first technology business incubator in Uruguay, oriented to foster emerging entrepreneurs and enterprises in the fields of computer science and telecommunications, and leads the way in the study of biotechnology. Every year the University dedicates significant resources to improve teaching methods and research, educational infrastructure and teaching capacity.

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